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Next-gen Porsche 911 may include plug-in hybrid version

Porsche 911 product line director Dr. Erhard Mossle tells Auto Express that a 911 plug-in hybrid could appear with the next generation of the sports car.

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Porsche 911 spied looking like a Porsche 911

Spy photographers catch early mules of the next-generation Porsche 911, thought to be testing a hybrid powertrain for the Turbo and Carrera lines.

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Porsche Pajun to go all-electric as Tesla rival

The latest intel from Germany suggests that Porsche, already boasting the market's biggest range of plug-in models, will skip conventional engines with its long-rumored baby Panamera sedan and go straight for the EV... and Tesla's jugular.

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2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid

Creamy Complex Powertrain Delivers The E-Assisted Goods

Think of the electric motor in the facelifted 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid as the cream filling in an Oreo cookie. Under the hood of this plug-in hybrid crossover is a 333-horsepower, supercharged 3.0-liter V6 with a 95-hp synchronous electric motor sandwiched between it and an eight-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. The clutched powertrain allows pure combustion, pure electric or a combination of both to drive all four wheels through Porsche's permanent all-wheel-drive system.

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Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo gets its driving debut

We've been fans of the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept ever since we first laid eyes on it at the Paris Motor Show back in September. And just when we finally managed to get that sensational rump out of our minds, Porsche has gone and released a video of the sexy beast in action. The video also features the German automaker's general manager of advanced design style, Mitja Borkert, as well as Porsche Design Studio chief Michael Mauer. The two speak on the themes of the Sport Turismo, name

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Porsche approves development of third-generation 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Porsche has announced that it will continue development on its innovative 911 GT3 R Hybrid, delivering a new third-generation model in 2012 in an effort "...to gain extra practical experience under racing conditions and make the hybrid drive even more efficient."

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Porsche approves development of third-generation 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Porsche has announced that it will continue development on its innovative 911 GT3 R Hybrid, delivering a new third-generation model in 2012 in an effort "...to gain extra practical experience under racing conditions and make the hybrid drive even more efficient."

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Version 2.0 wins twice... well, sort of

Porsche's groundbreaking 911 GT3 R Hybrid made its return – in Version 2.0 trim – to the American Le Mans Series in mid-September at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Version 2.0 to debut at Laguna Seca

Porsche's groundbreaking 911 GT3 R Hybrid will make its return to North American racing. Porsche has announced the entry of the 911 GT3 R Hybrid Version 2.0 into the American Le Mans Series in September at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Porsche unwraps 911 GT3 RS 4.0 and Panamera Hybrid configurators

Porsche has updated its site with configurators for the 2011 Panamera S Hybrid and the 2011 911 GT3 RS 4.0. That means you don't have to leave the comfort of your chalet to make your next rear-engined track star or EV-assisted four-door autobahn shuttle.

Video: Porsche drives 1900 Semper Vivus hybrid across the stage in New York

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Porsche to unveil full hybrid in Geneva

Porsche is wading even deeper into hybrid waters by showing off a new electrified model at this year's Geneva Motor Show. According to the company, the vehicle will be a parallel full hybrid. Porsche says that the move to introduce another battery-laden model to the company's stable was bolstered by the success of the Cayenne S Hybrid as well as the gaggle of hybridized race cars and concepts that Porsche has unveiled as of late. The most recent of those, the 918 RSR hybrid, debuted at the 2011

2011 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid to hit U.S. dealers in November

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Porsche chief: "In the future, we will have a hybrid drive in every model line"

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Report: Porsche commits to a hybrid model in every vehicle line

2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

Hybrid-electric Porsche 911 GT3R to make North American debut

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